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Can you use Birth Control with Acne Meds?

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My Gyno seems to think my hormone levels are off so she put me on ortho try cyclen. I am currently taking erythromycin, tazorac, and cleocin T. Has anyone used these drugs w/ BC or do you know whether it can be done. Also, if you have had hormonal acne, has ortho helped?

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The answer is yes, they can be used together and often derms. will tell you to see a doctor about birth control.

The only thing is if you take oral antibiotics, it is suggested to use a backup form of birth control because there is anecdotal evidence of the antibiotics making the bc less effective.

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